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1) Alcmene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alcmene, (alkme´ne) (KEY) : see Amphitryon....

2) Alcmene. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek Mythology Amphitryon's wife, who gave birth to Hercules after being seduced by Zeus....

3) Amphitryon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Amphitryon, (amfi´tren, -on´) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, son of Alcaeus. While betrothed to Alcmene, he accidentally killed her father, Electryon. Alcmene and Amphitryon...

4) Amphitryon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek Mythology A king of Thebes and the husband of Alcmene....

5) Hercules. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. also Herˇaˇcles or Herˇaˇkles (her-klz) Greek & Roman Mythology The son of Zeus and Alcmene, a hero of extraordinary strength who won immortality by performing...

6) 8496. Euripides. 480 or 485-406 B.C.. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...(480 or 485–406 B.C.) QUOTATION: The nobly born must nobly meet his fate. 1 ATTRIBUTION: Alcmene. Frag. 100. WORKS: Euripides Collection. Note 1. Noblesse oblige.—Bohn:...

7) Hercules, Greek hero. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , most popular of all Greek heroes, famous for extraordinary strength and courage. Alcmene, wife of Amphitryon, made love to both Zeus and her husband on the...

8) An Account of Egypt: Being the Second Book of His Histories Called Euterpe. Paras. 60-77. Herodotus. 1909-14. Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern. The Harvard Classics
...Cadmos, was born about sixteen hundred years before my time, and Heracles who was the son of Alcmene, about nine hundred years, and that Pan who was born of Penelope,...

9) 245. The Spooniad. Masters, Edgar Lee. 1916. Spoon River Anthology
...Meantime upstood A giant figure, bearded like the son 110 Of Alcmene, deep-chested, round of paunch, And spoke in thunder: Over there behold A man who for the truth...

10) Book II. Homer. 1909-14. The Odyssey. The Harvard Classics
...women of old did know, of those that aforetime were fair-tressed Achaean ladies, Tyro, and Alcmene, and Mycene, with the bright crown. Not one of these in the imaginations...

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